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Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 1:00pm EDT
did he love space. once he retired from nasa he went under the sea. he became an aquanaut, if you will. he spent 30 days under the pacific ocean in the sea lab studying the effects of sea life on the human body. there is going to be a large group of people here today. of course, some of his fellow navy fliers. he was a navy cadet, some of the navy personnel will be here. we had the navy honor guard just a short time ago. and some of the nasa astronauts will be here acting as honorary paul bearers. john glenn will be giving the eulogy. he and carpenter were great friends, neighbors during the nasa program. with carpenter's death today, john glenn will be the sole surviving members of that mercury seven astronaut chose no one 1959 who did so much for our country into the 1960s. >> and it really makes sense that they would be so close because there are so few people who can understand the experiences that astronauts have, jim? >> reporter: yes, you know, we talked to candy carpenter just a while ago, the daughter of scott carpenter. she lives here in the boulder area. she's inside for the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 4:00pm EDT
. they were good friends and neighbours during the early days of the nasa space program. john glen is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as honorary pallbearers. carpenter was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who ordered the famous words "god speed, john glen", sending his friend soaring into the sky, in february 1962. john glen is here to give the ooulolgy for his friend and with carpenter's passing john glen is the sole survivor of the original "mercury 7" astro nauts. >> more than so,000 people are rallying in france, protesting new taxes. officers fired tear gas. the government promised increases of $4 billion to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap lab
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 6:00pm EDT
during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
Oct 31, 2013 12:35am PDT
. especially on halloween. when the tricks are the treat. check out these created by former nasa engineer, mark robert, he designed an app to solve your costume problems, moving eyeballs, beating hearts, and grabable guts. bleh. and he found a way to make your house or car look around. you may have seen this neon
Oct 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
- span radio. >> author and astrophysicist neil the g -- neil degrasse tyson. so,s nasa's future goes, too, does that of america. if nasa is healthy, you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that pres
Nov 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
spying operations the reporter us nasa security agency documents show the australian government has been allowing the nsa cooperate in this and the seas and in the show. i let it not china and east timor. the chinese foreign ministry said that us should abide by international law and regulations. a finance extremely concerned about this report and asked that the us offer a clarification an explanation. we also accept foreign embassies in tyne and their staff respectively and accommodation and other international treaties. we should not get involved in any activities that harm tighten security and ensure a pain in the cigar but also someone that u s ambassador to jakarta to clear up the allegations. ask and it continues to deepen the menace park at all former nsa contractors were snowed in. i found a job in russia. the russian lawyer eighties snowden said thursday that he will start work in november provided support for a large russian website. she noted. the edits the series recent pivotal game seven on friday night and we happened to him and stephen j joins us to phyllis and all the det
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. and they handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone, and gave this send off to john glenn on this historical flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next. >> it represented a bold time for america, and scoti carpenter was the epitome of the home-town hero. he named his capsule "aurora 7" after the street where he grew up. scoti carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific in an underwater colony called sea lab. >> it was 300m off the coast of california, below the surface. it was to test how long human being could live below the surface. >> he's the only person who is a certified astronaut and aqua indecent assault. >> as friends and family say goodbye scoti carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life, a life of adventure, inquiry. he'll be greatly missed. more importantly he'll be greatly valued for decades to come. scoti carpenter was 88 years old. >> and still ahead - germany
Oct 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. these were groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> students think for weeks. >> air pressure from the psi forces water out. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> reporter: the future physicist and his team give it a go. >> got it to go about 22 yards. and today's rocket launch record was 47 yards. denise, back to you. >> collaboration. thank you, mary. >>> if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website,, click on news, and then local. >> that's fantastic. it's almost as good as the mentos and the coca cola bottle. >> oh. don't lessen on -- listen to what he's saying, children. >> launch a rocket. that's for sure. >>> let's take a look at temps and continues. east/southeast winds at 5. ,,,,, >>> wjz. it is a beautiful october evening. what can you expect for the next couple of day. bob has details insid
Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
that this does vast collection of data that the hat was incredibly useful to national security for nasa national security purposes with respect to the initial question. as is damaged the relationship between europe and it's not that i got a nap. it seems to be shocked if he is not to because of passing the eastern germany and is eyeing off at the stats caught the eye and i think it's monday again and panic was shocked because an accident was on the criticism she don't take it to a new beginning. and now she feels that she needs to show off that he's really talking to my dilemma. but then he and down dale and he agreed that they want to talk about this and nothing concrete cannot accuse anyone in the streets in germany and ireland me it's not in the media. but then you know my review once to the studs and intercede with the united states as a trend change agreement in which it's going to be negotiated. and no one wants to discover and when google says its upset. do you think they're being disingenuous i'm not so sure. i think for instance that to mean a thing where google google. that said is tha
Oct 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
and nasa, national aeronautics and space administration. he was arrested today, at his home friday. he was part of a group of hackers who stole military data and personal identifying information belonging to u.s. military personnel. they describe him as a sophisticated and prolific hacker. court documents say there were other hackers in australia and sweden that he was e-mailing with. in one of them the prosecutors say this stuff is really sensitive. it's basically every piece of information you'd need to do a full identity theft on any employee or contractor for the government. he's been arrested. there are charges against him filed both in brooklyn and here in eastern district of virginia, just across the river from washington. >> certainly pete there's great sensitivity given the snowden situation and what we're talking about this week but also with, federal exchange rollout. do we have a time line, dates of when he's accused of trying to hack into the website? >> yes. starting last october, they say, is when he started to do this. what he would basically do is instal
Oct 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
the rocket will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. so these are groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> reporter: students work together for weeks, leading up to today's big launch. >> when you put air pressure from the psi, launches the air out. and forces the rocket. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> the future physicist and his team give it a go. >> not bad. it broke apart. but i think it went about 20 yards. and today's rocket launch record, with 47 yards. if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website, cbs baltimore document. and we have a link there. >> difficulty upon reentry. >> that's it. >> very cool. >> i know. very cool. >>> very smart kids out there today. >> all right. we've got pretty nice weather headed our way. actually, warmer temps coming later this week. now at 64. no wind at all. currently, the barometer rising. come back and take a l
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
the quality came from a nasa engineer that took the uv protection off the satellites and made it into sunglasses. . and i was like, wow, that seems like it would be pretty good. >> and you acquired it? >> we did. and we've got a very unique model, joe. it's a business of licensing. so we do is we partner our brands with leading manufacturers of retails around the world. we brought revo. we went to charlotte and sat down with danica. and she knew the brand really well. and we started talking about it and she said, hey, this is a brand not only i wear but i love. not only are we partnering together but next year we're debuting a special danica patrick collection. >> what other brands are in sequential? >> co-founded with justin timberlake, ellen tracy, well-known women's fashion brand, in places like macy's and other brands, as well. >> a billion in sales, up from just $20 million. how long ago? a year ago? >> this is a year ago. so rapidly growing business. and the way we grow our business is twofold. one is, of course, we work with talent to promote and market our brands and g
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